Rules for Administration of Jammu & Kashmir

Context Recently, the Union government has notified rules for administration in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir that specify the functions of the Lieutenant Governor (LG) and the Council of Ministers. Functions of Lieutenant Governor (LG)…

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Report & Indices: Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2020

Context Recently, Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2020 was released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI). Key Findings: India lifted as many as 270 million people…

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[Tribes in News] Rabari, Bharvad and Charan Communities

Context The Gujarat government said that a five-member commission will be formed to identify the members of Rabari, Bharvad and Charan communities, living in nesses (tiny, oval-shaped hutments made of…

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Delimitation Commission for NorthEast

Context Recently, a former legal advisor to the Election Commission(EC) has held that the Centre’s order for setting up a Delimitation Commission for Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Assam and Nagaland is “unconstitutional” and “illegal”. Back to Basics About Delimitation…

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